Asparagus, Ham, Pasta Bake

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Yum! We love fresh asparagus. I especially like it in casseroles, and this one is yummy!


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Serves:

6 - 8

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
linguini, or your favorite pasta
1 Tbsp
olive oil
3/4 lb
ham or canadian bacon, cubed into bite size pieces
1 bunch
scallions, chopped (reserving 1/2 cup darkest green pieces
6
eggs
2 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese (or a good swiss), divided
16 oz
(2 cups) ricotta
1/2 c
milk
1 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
fresh cracked pepper
1 lb
asparagus, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°F.

Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.

Grease a 9" X 13" baking dish.
2
In a large skillet heat oil over a medium heat. Add ham and scallions to skillet, setting aside reserved green parts for topping. Saute until onion begins to soften. Set aside.
3
In a mixing bowl or food processor, combine eggs, 1 1/2 cups of the grated cheese, ricotta, milk, mustard, salt and pepper. Beat until very smooth.
4
Boil pasta according to directions on box, adding asparagus during last minute of cooking. Rinse under cold water until cooled, and drain.
5
Add drained noodles back to pot. Add ham and egg mixtures to noodles. Mix until well combined and pour into prepared dish.
6
Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and top evenly with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and reserved scallions. Bake 15 minutes more. Let rest for 5 minutes and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Recipe For: The Best Asparagus
Hashtags: #Casserole, #ham, #asparagus